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in the national debate about healthcare. the debut of dock meantly called the waiting room. janet live in oakland to explain how high land hospital plays the starring role. >> that's right, gasia. the debut is tonight in new york city. i talked with in the bay area about his film. he says that he spent months gathering hundreds of hoursf interviews with patients and staff cynthia johnson or c. j. is one of 70 thousand who works in high land hospital's emergency department. a non-stop high pressure job serving the 250 to 300 patients who come in every day often because they don't have insurance or primary care doctor. c. j. is also one of the people featured in a new dock meantly called the waiting room. the film shows the healthcare system through the eyes of patients and hospital staff. tonight the film has its premier in new york city with film maker high land ceo. nick spoke with us by phone. >> what we wanted to show with the film is what the reality and the struggle that both patients and institutions are going through, to be able to, you know, serve our national conversation is the privileg
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last year. >>> oakland is playing a new role in the national debate about healthcare. the documentary film by highland hospital premiering in new york tonight. >> tracking warmer weather, when temperatures will reach the 90s, in the complete bay area forecast. >>> it is a real life drama that plays out every day. now a new film about the nation's healthcare system is getting oscar buzz. the documentary was filmed in the emergency room of oakland's highland hospital. >> one of the 75 staff that work in the emergency department. >> you just wait here and the doctor is going to come in and see you. >> they come in every day, often because they don't have insurance or a primary doctor. also featured in a new documentary called the waiting room. it shows the healthcare system through the eyes of patient and hospital staff. tonight, the film has its premiere in new york city. >> we wanted to be able to insert our film into the national conversation is a privilege, and something that we're really graham for. >> the -- grateful for. >> the film has no narrator. >> when i saw it, oh, my god, i
drama that plays out every day. now a new film about the nation's healthcare system is getting oscar buzz. the documentary was filmed in the emergency room of oakland's highland hospital. >> one of the 75 staff that work in the emergency department. >> you just wait here and the doctor is going to come in and see you. >> they come in every day, often because they don't have insurance or a primary doctor. also featured in a new documentary called the waiting room. it shows the healthcare system through the eyes of patient and hospital staff. tonight, the film has its premiere in new york city. >> we wanted to be able to insert our film into the national conversation is a privilege, and something that we're really graham for. >> the -- grateful for. >> the film has no narrator. >> when i saw it, oh, my god, it was just awesome. i was just moved by it. i cried through the whole first showing. >> reporter: many people in oakland hope the national attention will spark dialogue about healthcare problems in the u.s. >> i was just impressed by the number of dimensions that he got in to film,
are ready... >> this takes a look at the healthcare system through the eyes of the patients and through the staff. it will trigger new dialog about healthcare and the problems in the u.s. >> when i saw it, oh, my g-d, it was just awesome. i was just moved by it. i cried through the whole first showing. >> the new documentary will open in the bay area next month. >>> it is a celebration of santana row. it was hit by the largest fire in city history one month before it was scheduled to open back in 2002. it damaged dozens of retail units. this year they will thank the san francisco fire department by donating 10% to a trust set up by the department. >>> they are getting national attention of how it is reacting to the football game between the seahawks and the packers. the casino will refund the gamblers who bet on that game. glam betters who won guam -- gamblers who won can keep their payoffs. >>> if you are driving in many areas in san jose, northbound 280 looks good getting into the valley and no major problems on 101 or 87. and this morning's commute on southbound 680, that traffic loo
healthcare problems in the u.s. >> we wanted to show the film as the reality in the struggle that both patients and institution are going through. >> the film opens here in the bay area next month. >>> the time is now 5:24, sales tax is going up, and that includes residents at hercules. they will start paying sales tax at three-quarters% and in sonoma it goes to 8%. it is a one percent increase in all four of those cities. >>> well a popular south bay district is celebrating its 10th anniversary. exactly one month before it was due to open, the biggest fire raged through dozens of stores and housing units. this weekend, many are donating 10% of their revenue to the fire department's trust in honor of fire crews. they will be speaking at a kickoff tonight. >>> time now 5:25 will this get you to where you are going, sal? >> where are the roads going? >> right now we are starting with a look at the commute on 280, that looks nice getting on to highway 17 and you can see traffic is moving a long well. also the morning commute looks good on the sunole grade, be careful as you drive around.
employee health-care costs in tavern workers share county vehicles preckwinkle will present her budget next month. still ahead the battle for key swing states as both presidential candidates set their sights on the buckeye state and the president gets a not so warm reception during his last speech at the united nations and how men's facial hair becomes the not so secret ingredient in a beer. you won't run into kenmore appliances just anywhere. only sears is celebrating the 100th anniversary of america's number one appliance brand with up to 25% off all kenmore appliances plus an extra 15% off all appliance brands with your sears card. this is worth running into. this is sears. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what's pretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verizon. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter h
. >>> the man accused of trying to poison his girlfriend at a healthcare family has been released from jay. police arrested robert lockridge on saturday after caretakers say he tried to give his doif by giving her -- by giving her bottled water containing colleen. he says the water contained a miracle mineral supplement that can cure any disease, including cancer. >> the upside is positive publicity. >> he says he takes the supplement himself for emphysema and heart disease. >>> it is 7:49. a health study is planned for treasure island because of concerns about the cleanup of radioactive waste. some residents believe lingering radiation may be to blame. but state officials say there's no major risk. health officials tell "the bay citizen" they may start to gather health words and plan to check navy cleanup records. >>> 100 employees have been tested for hantavirus. employees who participated in the voluntary testifying filled out a questionnaire and gave blood. nine of the cases have been traced back to yosemite and three people have died into more streets in pail le alto will be -- palo a
-class voters. many americans may not like the president's health-care overhaul but it does not mean they think is going the way. a new poll says if seven out of 10 people believe the health care law will take affect although probably with some changes. only 12 percent say they believe it will be repealed completely. >> and even air force one can suffer from weather problems. the boeing 747 on approach to the leader of height of today, this was the scene. it certainly had to abort the landing. someone was there with a camera and the airplane with the president on board was experiencing turbulence and when it was very close, within sight of the runway, the pilot pulled up to make another landing attempt. >> the first presidential debate is next week in denver at 6:00 p.m. wednesday night. kron4 will hear the entire debate on our 24-7 news channel you can tune into comcast channel 193 or hour over the year digital channel 4.2. again, that is wednesday night at 6:00 p.m.. >> temperatures this afternoon are cooler, just as expected. the inland valleys are sitting in the low 80s. 84 in livermore,
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healthcare. the film about highland hospital preparing in new york tonight. >> and two candidates focusing in on one important state, why the numbers count so much ahead of the election. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >>> coming up next, breaks news from san francisco, a police chase and crash right after the break. [ male announcer ] there are lots of great jobs available in america right now. almost half our nation's employers have open positions they can't find anyone qualified to fill. devry university offers bachelor's and master's degrees that can prepare you for these careers. the ones already here, and the ones just around the corner. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow. learn more at devry.edu. >>> we have breaking news in san francisco, three people are in custody after a police chase. it started in pacific heights where a woman was robbed this afternoon. the robber got into a suv and police spotted the vehicle. a chase began and during that chase the suv struck a van and two parked cars. the van driver was injured and all three peo
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